People and wildlife do not always mix. Otago beaches are a
magnet for people in the summer holidays, but Rebecca Fox
warns we should tread carefully.
Thousands of seabirds are expected to die this summer as a
result of unusual La Nina weather patterns.
A Dunedin man's Christmas was saved by the anonymous goodwill
of a person who handed in the $2500 the man lost on Friday
A large increase in the numbers of two of New Zealand's
rarest native fish near Twizel is being attributed to the
introduction of a trout barrier.
Firefighters are expected to continue working through
Christmas to control a blaze which covers about 95 hectares
of forestry on Mt Allan.
Scientists are excited by the opportunity to learn more about
the rarely seen Arnoux beaked whale after one was stranded
and died in Purakaunui Inlet on Wednesday.
Mokihinui Gold Ltd has received resource consent to begin
suction dredging for gold in a section of the Nevis River.
Department of Conservation staff will move the body of a
beaked whale from Purakaunui Inlet at low tide today after an
attempt to rescue it last night failed.
Information gleaned from the experimental relocation of
robins to Orokonui Ecosanctuary will hopefully help with the
translocation of endangered species in the future, University
of Otago associate professor Ian Jamieson says.
Dunedin's hot start to the week is to continue, but the heat
will be accompanied by strong winds before a southerly change
arrives on Friday.
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